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Planting trees for Canada 150

Friends of Sandbanks have two major projects going ahead at the provincial park in Prince Edward County this spring. It’s an area of Sandbanks Provincial Park where there had been farming...

 

Community garden program growing

Due to overwhelming demand since its pilot launch in 2012, Belleville’s Community Garden Program is expanding. The program is growing to include a total of 80 plots, in three locations across...

 
 

Dead battery collection April 10-21

*Battery Bags are no longer being mailed to residents.* Instead, residents can now place their spent, intact, single-use household batteries into any ziplock-style bag they have and put it on...

 

Climate Change and Wildlife presentation Thursday

As the climate changes, we may all be moving and searching for new sources of food, just like the deer and wild turkeys are doing now. On February 23, discover...

 
 

Quinte Conservation issues water safety statement

Quinte Conservation has issued a water safety statement for this weekend and into next week, as temperatures are expected to rise significantly. The environmental agency says those warmer temperatures are going...

 

Raw Green Love

John (L) and Paul (R) of Morrison Brothers Raw Food have a real waste not want not approach to feeding pets like their energetic Boxer-Great Dane, Atticus. When it comes to...

 
 

Empties For Paws

If you’re in Kingston next weekend be sure to drop off your empty bottles to help our furry friends. The second annual Empties For Paws Weekend Bottle Drive Blitz is taking...

 

Quinte Conservation Areas re-opened

Good news for outdoor enthusiasts! Weather conditions have improved and the trails at Quinte Conservation’s public Conservation Areas have re-opened. Visitors are advised to dress appropriately for winter weather conditions while...

 
 

Green gift ideas for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many are looking for the perfect green gift idea for their eco-conscious sweethearts. This list of 14 Valentine’s Day green gifts has something for...

 

Drought advisory done

Water levels are back to normal in the Lower Trent Conservation watershed. Officials confirmed Friday a seven month drought advisory has finally been lifted. Water Resources Manager Janet Noyes says the last...

 
 

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